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Diabetes Services

Our Diabetes service aims to educate, assist and support people with diabetes and their families to gain and apply the information, confidence, practical problem solving and skills needed to manage their diabetes.

This service aims to achieve the best possible outcomes within each person’s own circumstances.

Become more informed about Diabetes self-care by speaking with one of our Diabetes Nurses. Appointments can be arranged by contacting the Community Care Intake Service on 1800 654 324.

More information

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) provides information that will enhance and increase your knowledge on living with diabetes and accessing additional support.

For Type 1 diabetes support click here.

For Type 2 diabetes support click here.

For Gestational diabetes support click here.

For diabetes in pregnancy information click here.

Information is also available in different languages.

How will our Diabetes Service help you?

A local Diabetes Nurse and Dietitian will individualise their education program specific for your needs. They will work with you to achieve best self-care management through the following steps to success:

  • Healthy eating
  • Being active
  • Monitoring your blood glucose levels (BGL)
  • Assist with medication management 
  • Developing and supporting problem-solving skills and knowledge
  • Healthy approaches to coping with diabetes
  • Reducing risk factors that impact your health

To make an appointment with a local Diabetes Nurse or a Dietitian please contact the Community Care Intake Service on 1800 654 324.

Services are provided for all people with diabetes including:

  • People with pre-diabetes symptoms
  • Those newly diagnosed with diabetes
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • All age groups impacted by diabetes

Health Direct - free health advice supported by the governments of Australia.

Service Locations

The Diabetes Education Service is available across the district providing an outreach service to many rural locations.
Last updated: 23 May 2023